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episode

1. an incident, sequence, or scene that forms part of a narrative but may be a digression from the main story
2. (in ancient Greek tragedy) a section between two choric songs
3. Music a contrasting section between statements of the subject, as in a fugue or rondo

episode

any ‘historically located sequence of change’ (e.g. the origins of PRISTINE STATES) with ‘a specific opening, trend of events and outcome’, but not a part of any necessary sequence of social development (GIDDENS, 1981). see also EPISODIC CHARACTERIZATION.

episode

[′ep·ə‚sōd]
(geology)
A distinctive event or series of events in the geologic history of a region or feature.
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Key clinical point: Episodic migraine patients with a history of childhood sexual abuse may be at increased risk of transformation to chronic migraine.
Major finding: Migraine patients who follow regular lifestyle behavior with regard to mealtimes, bedtimes, and daily aerobic exercise are 10-fold more likely to have episodic than chronic migraine.
Fried also directs a large team at UCLA that is now engaged in a multidisciplinary effort to develop both software and hardware for a neuro-prosthetic device that may restore episodic memory function in neurological patients.
Telltale is a leading and award-winning independent developer and publisher of games for every major interactive platform from home consoles and PC to mobile and tablet devices, and is the pioneer of the episodic delivery of digital gaming content.
Concerned with the findings, the researchers urged health practitioners to spread more awareness among their patients about the link between episodic migraine and obesity.
When this difference is controlled for, the partial correlations suggest that neither long-standing nor episodic controls are associated with slower annual growth of financial variables or of GDP or with lower rates of currency appreciation.
Most of the patients with Chronic Daily Headache (CDH) began with episodic headaches and progressed to CDH over time.
Under episodic bundling, a provider or group of providers receives a single payment per person and health event (e.
Unlike both episodic and semantic memory, procedural memory is not easily accessible to conscious awareness or verbal description and evaluation.
The joint failure of episodic and recognition memory - as in Alzheimer's disease - can be devastating for an individual but is also a strain on carers and society.
The Epistemological Role of Episodic Recollection, MATTHEW SOTERIOU
Smith also reviewed the evidence for episodic outbursts among heavyweights in May at a meeting on massive stars at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore.